– Waterman IDEAL 92
– Stunning gold snake-skin lizard marble
– Comes with stunning golden paper gift box
– Art-deco gold trim
Waterman IDEAL 92 pen – Up here is a vintage Waterman IDEAL 92 fountain pen, which was manufactured in Canada circa 1930s.
The pen comes with a stunning paper gift box in excellent condition.
This Waterman’s is a fine example, in stunning color, showing golden tiger eye with snake-skin / lizard-skin marble with gold trim.
There are 1 capband; and 2 barrel bands, in art-deco pattern.
The pen is in nice condition. The imprint on the barrel and cap is crisp.
A new ink sac has been fitted.
The filling system is in good working order.
There are some minor wears due to age.
The pen has been restored and tested for full functionality.
The pen is in nice condition, only showing minor wear over the body.
It bears a Waterman’s 14ct gold nib, semi-flexible, writing smooth medium line.
A new sac has been fitted. The filling system is in good working order. The pen has been restored and tested for full functionality.
The Waterman Pen Company was established in 1883 in New York City by Lewis Waterman. Waterman’s improvement on basic pen design and aggressive marketing played a vital role in making the fountain pen a mass-market object. The essential novelty of Waterman’s first fountain pens was the feed, for which his first pen-related patent was granted in 1884. By 1899, Lewis Waterman opened a factory in Montreal was was offering a variety of designs.
Waterman’s opened subsidiaries in Europe to meet international demand. A Waterman Fountain pen won the Medal of Excellence at the 1900 Paris World Exposition. In 1901, upon Waterman’s death, his nephew took the business overseas and increased sales to 350,000 pens per year.
Waterman’s fountain pen was extremely desirable. The Treaty of Versailles was signed using a solid gold Waterman pen, by Prime Minister David Lloyd George.
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